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Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Written by Anne Washburn

Dates: April 6-7; 7:30pm | April 8; 2pm | April 12-14; 7:30pm | April 14; 2pm
Location: Mesa Experimental Theatre
Prices: $21 adults, $17 seniors, $8 students
Rating: PG-13
Seating: General Admission 

After an apocalyptic event, survivors comfort themselves by recalling the plot of an episode of The Simpsons from memory. Seven years later, the story has become live entertainment, complete with commercials and pop songs. Finally, 75 years later, the story is a legend that inspires new forms of theatrical performance. This imaginative dark comedy brilliantly explores how the pop culture of our era could evolve into the mythology of another and points out the the importance of story. When everything is gone, what remains is our ability to remember and share stories.

“What [happens] to a pop culture narrative pushed past the fall of civilization?” Anne Washburn

“…hypnotic, sly and fiendishly insinuating…” Time Out New York

 

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Student and Faculty Rush - Special Showing

April 5

Rush Price for Students, Faculty and Staff: $5

• To receive rush price, purchase your ticket the day of the show at the University Center Information Desk

• Seats are reserved so purchase with those you want to sit with

• One ticket per valid MAVcard presented